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FAQ - Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation

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You may qualify for up to 30 days of DI benefits if you are a resident of an approved alcoholic residential rehabilitation facility. An additional 60 days may be paid if you remain a resident of the facility and your physician/practitioner continues to certify to your need for continuing resident services.

You may qualify for up to 45 days of DI benefits if you are a resident of an approved drug-free residential rehabilitation facility. An additional 45 days may be paid if you remain a resident of the facility and your physician/practitioner continues to certify to your need for continuing resident services.

No. The State Disability Insurance program does not pay DI benefits for confinement in any federal, state, or municipal penal institution, jail, medical facility, public or private hospital, or any other place because of a criminal violation of a federal, state, or other municipal law or ordinance.